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National Road Traffic Act, 1996 (Act No. 93 of 1996)

Chapter XIII : Regulations

76. Incorporation of standards by reference


1) The Minister may by notice in the Gazette incorporate in the regulations any standard without stating the text thereof, by mere reference to the number, title and year of issue of that standard or to any particulars by which that standard is sufficiently identified.


2) Any standard incorporated in the regulations under subsection (1) shall for the purposes of this Act, in so far as it is not inconsistent with it, be deemed to be a regulation.


3) A notice under subsection (1) shall come into operation on a date specified in the notice, but not before the expiry of 30 days after the date of publication of the notice.


4) If any standard incorporated in the regulations is amended or replaced, such standard shall remain in force until such time that the Minister by notice in the Gazette re-incorporate the amended or replaced standard.


5) In this section "standard" means any code of practice, compulsory specification, specification, standard or standard method adopted by the SABS, as defined in section 1 of the Standards Act, 1993 (Act No. 29 of 1993).